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Innovate Bike

Racing Ahead with Research and Design

The Oxford Materials department is very pleased to be a collaborator on the Innovate UK project on low cost future battery technologies. We congratulate Faradion on their demonstration of a new sodium ion battery technology, and look forward to working with them on many ambitious future energy storage projects to reinforce the position of the UK at the forefront of this important field


Advanced Materials for Solar Energy Conversion (AMSEC)

The Materials Modelling and Design group has been granted more than 16M CPU-hours direct access to the UK's national supercomputing facility ARCHER to accelerate the development of record-breaking perovskite-based photovoltaic devices.

Cyrille van Effenterre

Visit by Counsellor of the French Embassy

Cyrille van Effenterre, the Counsellor of the French Embassy, Science and Technology, accompanied by Anne Simonin, the Head of "Maison Française d’Oxford", visited the Department on  Friday, 6 March. He attended the weekly meeting of the “Materials for Fusion and Fission Power” group, and gave  a presentation about the activities of the Embassy in the science and technology area.